Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Sundareswarar Temple, Kovur, Chennai

Sundareswarar Temple, Kovur, Chennai

Sundareswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at Kovur near Mangadu in Chennai City in Tamilnadu. Presiding Deity is called as Sundareswarar / Thirumeneeswarar and Mother is called as Soundharaambigai / Thiruvudai Naayagi. This Temple was built by Sundara Chozha and believed to be renovated by Kulothunga Chozha II. The temple was also visited by the Carnatic music composer Thyagaraja who composed a set of five songs collectively called the Kovur Pancharathnam.






This temple is one among the Navagraha temples of Chennai (or Thondai Mandalam) for Budhan (Mercury). The Navagraha Temples around Chennai are:
Legends
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History
This Temple was built by Sundara Chozha at 965 AD and believed to be renovated by Kulothunga Chozha II.
The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The Temple remains open from0 7.00 AM – 12.00 Noon and 04.00 PM – 08.00 PM.
Festivals
Pooja is offered five times in the temple. Thiruvempavai, Margazhi Arudhra Darshnam, Skanda Sashti, Soora Samharam, Thirukalyanam on Vaikasi Visagam and Shivarathri festivals are celebrated in this temple with much fanfare.
Prayers
Devotees belief that praying to Lord will fulfill their wishes, getting prosperity, being free of unfavorable influence (Dosha). The worship benefits at this temple includes alleviation of the malefic effects of an unfavorably placed Budhan in one’s horoscope, childless are blessed with progeny, the hurdles in getting married are cleared, good agricultural yield and career growth. Budhan bestows wealth and wisdom on his devotees. Students who are weak in studies can pray here and reap the benefit. Businessmen can pray here to improve their business.
Contact
Sundareswarar Temple,
Kovur, Chennai – 602101
Phone: +91 44 2478 0124
Mobile: +91 97899 24095 / 96771 55245
Connectivity
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